Tri-county blotter

Police: Man had 5.6 grams of cocaine

JOHNSTOWN — Jesus A. Santana-Rivera, 25, of 209 Grand St., Amsterdam, was charged by city police at 1:10 a.m. Aug. 21 with felony fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Police said he was arrested at 416 N. Perry St., after being pulled over in a lot there. It was determined during investigation that two bags of cocaine were found totaling 5.62 grams, and 1.21 grams of ecstasy.

He was held in lieu of $1,000 bail pending a future City Court appearance.

Police: Man broke window at home

GLOVERSVILLE — Jordan D. Vaughn, 21, of 281 S. Shore Rd., was charged with criminal contempt by city police on Aug. 20 at 3:10 p.m.

Police said Vaughn was taken into custody after city police were called to 296 Bleecker St. for the report of a window being damaged. The investigation revealed Vaughn had broken a window in violation of an order of protection.

Vaughn was held for arraignment.

City man charged with assault

GLOVERSVILLE — Ricardo Perez, 44, of 34 S. Main St., was charged with third-degree assault by city police on Aug. 26 at 5 p.m.

Perez was taken into custody after an investigation revealed that he had struck a victim in the face during an argument, causing physical injury.

Perez was given an appearance ticket for City Court on a later date.

City man charged with DWI Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — Joshua M. Barton, 22, of 199 W. Fulton St., was charged with failure to signal 100 feet before a turn, failure to keep right, driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated by city police on Tuesday at 2:31 a.m.

Office said while on patrol, they said they conducted a vehicle stop on Kingsboro Avenue for several traffic violations committed by Barton. Police said they conducted a field sobriety on Barton that yielded positive results for DWI after smelling alcohol coming from his person.

Barton was taken into custody.

Police: Man had three active warrants

GLOVERSVILLE — Taylor R. Baurle, 22, of 13 Fourth Ave., was taken into custody by city police on two active bench warrants and an active arrest warrant Wednesday at 8:23 p.m.

Police said while on patrol on North Main Street, officers initiated a field interview with Baurle, a man known to police.

During the course of investigation, officers learned that Baurle had two active bench warrants for failure to appear and a probation violation. Additionally, Baurle had an active arrest warrant stemming from a trespassing charge.

Baurle was taken into custody and transported to the station where he was held for arraignment.

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